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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia demands compensations for piquetting its diplomatic bodies
    Mar11

    Russia demands compensations for piquetting its diplomatic bodies

    The attacks on Russia’s Embassy and Consulates General in Ukraine are outrageous, the international community must respond to this, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Russia’s REN TV channel. “We regularly monitor the situation, get in touch with the ambassador and his staff. They hold on, the way people who feel their...

    Ministry of Justice reports on implementing the law on lustration
    Mar11

    Ministry of Justice reports on implementing the law on lustration

    The lustration in Ukraine has had its effects in general, despite a number of violations. Director of Department of questions of lustration of the Ukrainian Ministry of justice Tetyana Kozachenko said this on Thursday, March 10, at the session of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on combating and preventing corruption. Kozachenko told about the...

    EU’s ageing nuclear reactors pose significant safety risks
    Mar11

    EU’s ageing nuclear reactors pose significant safety risks

    It isn’t just far-off Ukraine that has its worries about nuclear power. 128 nuclear power plants in the EU with an average age of 30.6 years provide food for thought that is much closer to home. EurActiv’s partner Tagesspiegel reports. …read more Source:...

    Sanctions over Ukraine Impact on Russia
    Mar11

    Sanctions over Ukraine Impact on Russia

    Written by Martin Russell, © Martin Capek / Fotolia In early 2014, Russia violated international law by annexing Crimea and allegedly fomenting separatist uprisings in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbass. The European Union, the United States and several other Western countries responded with diplomatic measures in March 2014, followed by...

    Inside Europe’s refugee deal with Turkey – is it legal and can it work?
    Mar11

    Inside Europe’s refugee deal with Turkey – is it legal and can it work?

    The proposed refugee exchange programme between the EU and Turkey is the most visible example of an evolving European policy of “humane return”. Containment (keeping refugees in the Middle East) hasn’t worked, nor have deflection (razor wire on the Hungarian and Macedonian borders), temporary protection or permanent resettlement. This is...

    New report warns that hospitality, manufacturing and construction sectors could be hit hardest by Brexit
    Mar11

    New report warns that hospitality, manufacturing and construction sectors could be hit hardest by Brexit

    New report warns that hospitality, manufacturing and construction sectors could be hit hardest by BrexitA new report by the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford has found that, if the UK were to impose restrictions on migration in the wake of Brexit, it could “profoundly affect” areas of the economy that have come to rely heavily on...

    Lawyer for Russian Soldier on Trial in Ukraine Vanishes
    Mar11

    Lawyer for Russian Soldier on Trial in Ukraine Vanishes

    Odessa police searching for lawyer whose client and co-defendant may be swapped for Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia Recruits Combat Dolphins
    Mar11

    Russia Recruits Combat Dolphins

    The Soviets trained dolphins to plant bombs on enemy vessels; the Kremlin wants to revive training center in Crimea. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Show Trial Must Go On
    Mar11

    The Show Trial Must Go On

    The script changes, but it always follows the same template: Patently ridiculous charges are presented and debated as if they were actually plausible, followed by the faux suspense of a verdict that everybody knows is a foregone conclusion. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Faltering Revenues Jeopardize Russia’s Military Rearmament Program
    Mar11

    Faltering Revenues Jeopardize Russia’s Military Rearmament Program

    The Russian Ministry of Finance is struggling to balance the budget, gutted by the low prices of oil and other Russian staple export commodities. The problem is made worse by Western financial sanctions over Crimea and Ukraine, which have severely limited Moscow’s ability to borrow abroad, while the internal money market is shallow (see...

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